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TRÁTH NA gCEIST

Tráth na gCeist Gael Linn aims to provide students of Irish in Northern Ireland the opportunity to hear the language being spoken outside the classroom at an informal and lighthearted event and to support the Irish teachers in their endeavours.
ORGANISATION OF EVENTS
Events are organised at different venues throughout Northern Ireland.  Each event is for teams of four. There are 6 rounds of questions with 8 questions in each round and team members may confer. After the quiz a céilí or concert is organised for the students.
CONTESTANTS
Tráth na gCeist is open to teams of four from junior level classes in postprimary schools in Northern Ireland. There is no limit to the number of teams a school may enter. The junior section is aimed primarily at students of Year 10 although Year 8 and Year 9 students are also allowed take part. There is no competition for senior students.
PRIZES
Prizes are presented to the top three teams from both secondary and grammar schools at each venue.
APPLICATIONS
Completed application forms, together with a fee of £5.00 per team should be forwarded, before 26 September 2016, to Gael Linn, Ionad Bhóthar na hArdeaglaise, Bóthar na hArdeaglaise, Ard Mhacha, BT617QX. Application form can be downloaded at top of page.


VENUES FOR 2016/2017

10.10.2016 - Óstlann an White Horse, Doire

11.10.2016 - Sólann na bhFál, Béal Feirste (1)

12.10.2016 - Dún Uladh, An Ómaigh

13.10.2016 - Óstán an Glenavon, An Chorr Chríochach

14.10.2016 - Sólann Iúr Chinn Trá, Iúr Cinn Trá

17.10.2016 - Sólann na bhFál, Béal Feirste (2)

18.10.2016 - Ashburn Hotel, An Lorgain

19.10.2016 - Óstán an Glenavon, An Chorr Chríochach

20.10.2016 - Óstán Four Seasons, Muineachán

21.10.2016 - Lisdoo Arms, Dún Dealgan, Co. Lú


20.1.2017 - Craobh 2017 - Ashburn Hotel, An Lorgain

SAMPLE PROGRAMME FOR TRÁTH NA gCEIST EVENT
Registration                                 11.00 a.m.
Tablequiz                                     11.15 a.m.
Lunch                                          12.30 p.m.
Céilí                                             1.00 p.m.
End                                              2.00 p.m.

Further Information from Réamonn or Póilín, Gael Linn, Armagh 028.37522162 reamonn@gael-linn.ie

 



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